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!!Tropes:
!!Tropes present in both versions:



* AdaptationSpeciesChange: In the OVA, Alex is a human character. In the TV series, he's a dog (and also the current student council secretary).
* AgainstTheSettingSun
* AliensAndMonsters
* AlphaBitch: Renko.

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* AdaptationSpeciesChange: In the OVA, Alex is a human character. In the TV series, he's a dog (and also the current student council secretary).
*
%% AgainstTheSettingSun
* %% AliensAndMonsters
* AlphaBitch: Renko. Less so in the TV series in which she only really has one flunky and is part of the main team rather than a rival.



* AnimeThemeSong: (the opening credits are [[EarWorm frighteningly catchy]]; the ending credits are a scream)
* AspectMontage
* AudibleSharpness
* {{Bifauxnen}}
* BigEater
* BottomlessMagazines
* BrownNote: Tokino's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVUtAgnU7dI singing voice]] causes pain, vomiting, abject fear, distress in infants, vehicular accidents, agitation in cats, heart failure, plagues of rats, birds falling, plants dying, plane crashes, and glass to explode.

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* AnimeThemeSong: (the opening credits are [[EarWorm frighteningly catchy]]; the ending credits are a scream)
* AspectMontage
*
%% AudibleSharpness
* %% {{Bifauxnen}}
* %% BigEater
* BottomlessMagazines
* BrownNote: Tokino's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVUtAgnU7dI singing voice]] causes pain, vomiting, abject fear, distress in infants, vehicular accidents, agitation in cats, heart failure, plagues of rats, birds falling, plants dying, plane crashes, and glass to explode.
%% BottomlessMagazines



* ChildhoodMarriagePromise: Chihiro and Ritsuko, though Ritsuko pretends not to remember.
* ChopSockey
* CliffHanger: (episode 25; thanks to it not being a real show, this ends up being a NoEnding)

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* ChildhoodMarriagePromise: Chihiro and Ritsuko, though Ritsuko pretends not to remember.
*
%% ChopSockey
* CliffHanger: (episode 25; thanks to it Episode 25 ends just before the final round of the Kujibiki is announced; since it's not being a real show, series, this ends up being as a NoEnding)NoEnding.



* CookingDuel: The original idea was an ''entire series'' of Cooking Duels.
* CrashIntoHello
* CuteWitch
* TheDitz: Tokino
* DreadfulMusician: When Tokino sings, her voice drops several octaves compared to when she's speaking, it causes cars to crash, birds and planes to fall out of the sky, mass nausea, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and underflows the karaoke machine to give her a max score]].
* DunnoWhatsGoingOnBut: Chihiro, oh so much.
* ElaborateUniversityHigh: Rikkyuin Academy.

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* CookingDuel: The original idea was an ''entire series'' of Cooking Duels.
*
%% CrashIntoHello
* CuteWitch
*
%% TheDitz: Tokino
* DreadfulMusician: When Tokino sings, her voice drops several octaves compared to when she's speaking, it causes cars to crash, birds and planes to fall out of the sky, mass nausea, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and underflows the karaoke machine to give her a max score]].
*
%% DunnoWhatsGoingOnBut: Chihiro, oh so much.
* ElaborateUniversityHigh: Rikkyuin Academy.Rikkyoin Academy in both versions. It's mostly a high school, but has a very expansive campus. The TV series establishes that it also houses middle and elementary schools (which is how Koyuki ends up a student council candidate despite being much younger than the rest of the cast)



* EroticEating
* FaceFault
* FanService
* FlexibleTourneyRules: This is pretty much how Chihiro and crew are able to win their challenges.
* {{Gainaxing}}: (they win a web site CookingDuel this way.)
* GenkiGirl: (Both Tokinos, but particularly the 2nd one.)
* TheGlomp
* GrandFinale: (or at least the setup for one)
* GraveMarkingScene: (for both Chihiro and Ritsuko.)
* HardDrinkingPartyGirl

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* %% EroticEating
* %% FaceFault
* %% FanService
* %% FlexibleTourneyRules: This is pretty much how Chihiro and crew are able to win their challenges.
* {{Gainaxing}}: (they win a web site CookingDuel this way.)
*
GenkiGirl: (Both Both Tokinos, but particularly the 2nd one.)
*
one.
%%
TheGlomp
* GrandFinale: (or at least the setup for one)
* GraveMarkingScene: (for For both Chihiro and Ritsuko.)
*
Ritsuko.
%%
HardDrinkingPartyGirl



* HotForStudent
* TheIdiotFromOsaka

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* %% HotForStudent
* %% TheIdiotFromOsaka



* IdolSinger: (completely subverted: the scene with Tokino singing ''karaoke'' is one of the funniest moments recorded on film)
* InnocentInnuendo
* InstantWebHit: See the ''Gainaxing'' entry above.
* {{Kawaiiko}}
* KiAttacks: Koyuki, in the TV series.
* KidSamurai
* LimitedWardrobe: Partly justified since most of the series (OAV and TV) more or less take place at school.
* LittleMissSnarker: Renko
* LoveTriangle: (particularly the re-imagined version)
* MagicalGirl
* MangaEffects
* MedievalEuropeanFantasy
* MiracleRally
* MouthCam
* TheNeidermeyer
* NoblewomansLaugh: Renko, oh so much.
* NoTimeToThink
* TheOjou
* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: Chihiro
* {{OVA}}: (in real life)

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* IdolSinger: (completely subverted: the scene with Tokino singing ''karaoke'' is one of the funniest moments recorded on film)
*
%% InnocentInnuendo
* InstantWebHit: See the ''Gainaxing'' entry above.
*
%% {{Kawaiiko}}
* KiAttacks: Koyuki, in the TV series.
*
%% KidSamurai
* LimitedWardrobe: Partly justified Of course, since most of the series (OAV and TV) more or less take takes place at school.
*
school, the characters spend most of the time wearing school uniforms.
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LittleMissSnarker: Renko
* LoveTriangle: (particularly the re-imagined version)
*
It's primarily a choice for Chihiro between Tokino and Ritsuko.
%%
MagicalGirl
* %% MangaEffects
* %% MedievalEuropeanFantasy
* %% MiracleRally
* %% MouthCam
* %% TheNeidermeyer
* %% NoblewomansLaugh: Renko, oh so much.
* %% NoTimeToThink
* %% TheOjou
* %% TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou
* %% OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: Chihiro
* {{OVA}}: (in real life)
Chihiro



* PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure: Episode 25 (3) has the main characters giving up on the Kujibiki and going their separate ways, before reuniting by the end.
* PostEpisodeTrailer: (Notably, they only bothered animating any scenes for the trailer at the end of episode 1 - the other episodes have a generic animation of the characters and a live-action scene of Ritsuko's helmet on the beach.)
* QuiveringEyes
* RecapEpisode: Most of the second OVA episode.
* TheRival: In the OVA, Renko is this to the new council.
* RPGMechanicsVerse: Including explicitly "HP" and "MP".
* SadTimesMontage
* SeriousBusiness: ("The ''kujibiki'' [[BecauseDestinySaysSo is absolute]].")
* {{Shorttank}}: Renko.
* SingleStrokeBattle
* SlapstickKnowsNoGender
* SnowMeansLove

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* PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure: Episode 25 (3) has the main characters giving up on the Kujibiki and going their separate ways, before reuniting by the end.
* PostEpisodeTrailer: (Notably, In the OVA, they only bothered animating any scenes for the trailer at the end of episode 1 - the other episodes have a generic animation of the characters and a live-action scene of Ritsuko's helmet on the beach.)
*
beach. The 2006 series has full trailers, but with the twist that they're narrated by the cast of ''Genshiken'' instead of the anime itself.
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QuiveringEyes
* RecapEpisode: Most of the second OVA episode.
* TheRival: In the OVA, Renko is this to the new council.
* RPGMechanicsVerse: Including explicitly "HP" and "MP".
*
%% SadTimesMontage
* SeriousBusiness: ("The "The ''kujibiki'' [[BecauseDestinySaysSo is absolute]].")
*
"
%%
{{Shorttank}}: Renko.
* %% SingleStrokeBattle
* %% SlapstickKnowsNoGender
* %% SnowMeansLove



* TheSweatDrop
* TeamSpirit
* TenMinuteRetirement
* ThunderingHerd
* TournamentArc: The entire point of the OAV episodes.

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* %% TheSweatDrop
* %% TeamSpirit
* TenMinuteRetirement
* ThunderingHerd
* TournamentArc: The entire point of the OAV episodes.
%% ThunderingHerd



* TrueCompanions: The Rikkyuin student Council is expected to be this.
* TwoTeacherSchool

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* TrueCompanions: The Rikkyuin Rikkyoin student Council is expected to be this.
* %% TwoTeacherSchool



* WhoopiEpiphanySpeech

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* %% WhoopiEpiphanySpeech



* {{Yakuza}}: One of the foes in the TV series.
* ZettaiRyouiki: (Tokino, barely)

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!!Tropes from the OVA episodes:
* {{Yakuza}}: AspectMontage: The series starts off with one of the day beginning in Chihiro's house.
* BrownNote: Tokino's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVUtAgnU7dI singing voice]] causes pain, vomiting, abject fear, distress in infants, vehicular accidents, agitation in cats, heart failure, plagues of rats, birds falling, plants dying, plane crashes, and glass to explode.
* ChildhoodMarriagePromise: Chihiro and Ritsuko, though Ritsuko pretends not to remember.
* CookingDuel: An ''entire series'' of Cooking Duels, if the RecapEpisode is any indication.
* CuteWitch:
One of the foes rounds pits the team against a group of Cute Witches. They appear, riding on broomsticks, in the opening.
* DreadfulMusician: When Tokino sings, her voice drops several octaves compared to when she's speaking, it causes cars to crash, birds and planes to fall out of the sky, mass nausea, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and underflows the karaoke machine to give her a max score]].
* GrandFinale: Episode 25 at least sets up for one.
* {{OVA}}: What the series is in real life (though it presents itself as three episodes of a 26-episode
TV series.
anime).
* PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure: Episode 25 has the main characters giving up on the Kujibiki and going their separate ways, before reuniting by the end.
* RecapEpisode: Most of the second OVA episode.
* RPGMechanicsVerse: Including explicitly "HP" and "MP".
* TheRival: In the OVA, Renko is this to the main team.
* TournamentArc: The entire point of the OAV episodes.
* ZettaiRyouiki: (Tokino, barely)
Tokino, barely.


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* AdaptationSpeciesChange: In the OVA, Alex is a human character. In the TV series, he's a dog (and also the current student council secretary).


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* KiAttacks: Koyuki, in the TV series.


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* {{Yakuza}}: One of the foes in the TV series.


* BerserkButton: Don't threaten or try to hurt Chihiro in front of Koyuki, whether you're a {{Badass}} {{Ninja}}, or a powerful alien robot. Just don't.

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* BerserkButton: Don't threaten or try to hurt Chihiro in front of Koyuki, whether you're a {{Badass}} badass {{Ninja}}, or a powerful alien robot. Just don't.


''Kujibiki Unbalance'' originally started as a ShowWithinAShow within ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}''. It is an [[ClicheStorm intentional conglomeration]] of every {{anime genre|s}} and [[JapaneseMediaTropes trope]] that the producers could cram in. Clips of it were animated for the original ''Genshiken'' series, and three complete episodes -- the first episode, a ClipShow, and the second-to-last episode -- were produced as an {{Omake}} on the ''{{Genshiken}}'' [=DVDs=]. They proved to be so wildly popular that the series was produced as its own standalone {{anime}} series, which aired in the Fall 2006 season.

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''Kujibiki Unbalance'' originally started as a ShowWithinAShow within ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}''. It is an [[ClicheStorm intentional conglomeration]] of every {{anime genre|s}} and [[JapaneseMediaTropes trope]] that the producers could cram in. Clips of it were animated for the original ''Genshiken'' series, and three complete episodes -- the first episode, a ClipShow, and the second-to-last episode -- were produced as an {{Omake}} on the ''{{Genshiken}}'' ''Genshiken'' [=DVDs=]. They proved to be so wildly popular that the series was produced as its own standalone {{anime}} series, which aired in the Fall 2006 season.


* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: For the US releases of the [=DVDs=], each volume's title is a reference to a different anime: [[TenchiMuyo "No Need for Chihiro"]], [[Manga/LoveHina "Love Rikkyoin"]], and [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya "The Melancholy of Ritsuko Kettenkrad"]]. Appropriate given the series' origin.

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* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: For the US releases of the [=DVDs=], each volume's title is a reference to a different anime: [[TenchiMuyo [[Anime/TenchiMuyo "No Need for Chihiro"]], [[Manga/LoveHina "Love Rikkyoin"]], and [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya "The Melancholy of Ritsuko Kettenkrad"]]. Appropriate given the series' origin.


* {{Expy}}: Chihiro in the 2006 series bears an uncanny resemblance to [[MahouSenseiNegima Negi Springfield]]; considering that the series is said to be created by "Yuu Kuroki" (an obvious dig at Ken Akamatsu), this may not be coincidental.

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* {{Expy}}: Chihiro in the 2006 series bears an uncanny resemblance to [[MahouSenseiNegima [[Manga/MahouSenseiNegima Negi Springfield]]; considering that the series is said to be created by "Yuu Kuroki" (an obvious dig at Ken Akamatsu), this may not be coincidental.



* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: For the US releases of the [=DVDs=], each volume's title is a reference to a different anime: [[TenchiMuyo "No Need for Chihiro"]], [[LoveHina "Love Rikkyoin"]], and [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya "The Melancholy of Ritsuko Kettenkrad"]]. Appropriate given the series' origin.

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* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: For the US releases of the [=DVDs=], each volume's title is a reference to a different anime: [[TenchiMuyo "No Need for Chihiro"]], [[LoveHina [[Manga/LoveHina "Love Rikkyoin"]], and [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya "The Melancholy of Ritsuko Kettenkrad"]]. Appropriate given the series' origin.



* {{Fanservice}}: YMMV on Renko in an unexpected MsFanservice role (with gratuitous [[PantyShot Panty Shots]] and all).

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* {{Fanservice}}: YMMV on Renko in an unexpected MsFanservice role (with gratuitous [[PantyShot Panty Shots]] {{Panty Shot}}s and all).

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* BrownNote: Tokino's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVUtAgnU7dI singing voice]] causes pain, vomiting, abject fear, distress in infants, vehicular accidents, agitation in cats, heart failure, plagues of rats, birds falling, plants dying, plane crashes, and glass to explode.


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->''"The kujibiki is fact. The kujibiki is fate." "And [[CatchPhrase the kujibiki is final]]."''\\
--'''Kasumi Kisaragi''' and '''Ritsuko Kettenkrad''', ''Kujibiki Unbalance'' TV series.

''Anime/KujibikiUnbalance'' originally started as a ShowWithinAShow within ''{{Genshiken}}''. It is an [[ClicheStorm intentional conglomeration]] of every {{anime genre|s}} and [[JapaneseMediaTropes trope]] that the producers could cram in. Clips of it were animated for the original ''Genshiken'' series, and three complete episodes -- the first episode, a ClipShow, and the second-to-last episode -- were produced as an {{Omake}} on the ''{{Genshiken}}'' [=DVDs=]. They proved to be so wildly popular that the series was produced as its own standalone {{anime}} series, which aired in the Fall 2006 season.

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--'''Kasumi Kisaragi''' and '''Ritsuko Kettenkrad''',
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''Kujibiki Unbalance'' TV series.

''Anime/KujibikiUnbalance''
originally started as a ShowWithinAShow within ''{{Genshiken}}''.''Manga/{{Genshiken}}''. It is an [[ClicheStorm intentional conglomeration]] of every {{anime genre|s}} and [[JapaneseMediaTropes trope]] that the producers could cram in. Clips of it were animated for the original ''Genshiken'' series, and three complete episodes -- the first episode, a ClipShow, and the second-to-last episode -- were produced as an {{Omake}} on the ''{{Genshiken}}'' [=DVDs=]. They proved to be so wildly popular that the series was produced as its own standalone {{anime}} series, which aired in the Fall 2006 season.



Compare with ''GetsumenToHeikiMina'', another {{defictionalized}} ShowWithinAShow.

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Compare with ''GetsumenToHeikiMina'', ''Anime/GetsumenToHeikiMina'', another {{defictionalized}} ShowWithinAShow.ShowWithinAShow.



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* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: For the US releases of the [=DVDs=], each volume's title is a reference to a different anime: [[TenchiMuyo "No Need for Chihiro"]], [[LoveHina "Love Rikkyoin"]], and [[SuzumiyaHaruhi "The Melancholy of Ritsuko Kettenkrad"]]. Appropriate given the series' origin.

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* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: For the US releases of the [=DVDs=], each volume's title is a reference to a different anime: [[TenchiMuyo "No Need for Chihiro"]], [[LoveHina "Love Rikkyoin"]], and [[SuzumiyaHaruhi [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya "The Melancholy of Ritsuko Kettenkrad"]]. Appropriate given the series' origin.


* {{Defictionalization}}: When the concept was made into a TwelveEpisodeAnime and a Manga.



* DreadfulMusician: When Tokino sings, her voice drops several octaves compared to when she's speaking, it causes cars to crash, birds and planes to fall out of the sky, mass nausea, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and underflows the karaoke machine to give her a max score]].



* HollywoodToneDeaf: When Tokino sings, her voice drops several octaves compared to when she's speaking, it causes car accidents, madness, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and underflows the karaoke machine to give her a max score]].



* NonSingingVoice: Averted in the dub. That actually is Lisa Ortiz singing Kita Sakaba.



* TheOtherDarrin: Everyone is recast, with one exception. [[YukoGoto Kaoruko Yamada]].
** Completely flipped in the English dub, where every character ''retains'' their voice actor from the OVA's, with one exception. The odd one out? Ritsuko.[[note]] (the recast was due to Jessica Calvello's retirement; however, new CV Anna Morrow was ''such'' a dead-ringer for Ms Calvello that most people wouldn't notice a difference)[[/note]]


* HollywoodToneDeaf: When Tokino sings, her voice drops several octaves compared to when she's speaking, it causes car accidents, madness, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and underflows the karaoke machine to give her a max score]].



* HollywoodToneDeaf: When Tokino sings, her voice drops several octaves compared to when she's speaking, it causes car accidents, madness, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and underflows the karaoke machine to give her a max score]].

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* HollywoodToneDeaf: When Tokino sings, her voice drops several octaves compared to when she's speaking, it causes car accidents, madness, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and underflows the karaoke machine to give her a max score]].

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* AdaptationSpeciesChange: In the OVA, Alex is a human character. In the TV series, he's a dog (and also the current student council secretary).

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